Meeting/Event Information

SEAoO Cleveland - Fireproofing Steel and Masonry High-Wind Shelters

February 15, 2018
5:30 PM to 8:45 PM
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Brunswick Library
3649 Center Road
Brunswick, OH 44212

"Fireproofing Structural Steel" and "Tornado & High Wind Sheltering with Masonry" (2.5 PDH)


#1:  Gerry Fitzgerald, Technical Sales Representative, Isotek International

#2:  Tom Elliott, Director of Industry Development & Technical Services, International Masonry Institute

Presentation #1:  A review of structural steel behavior at elevated temperatures, background on fire testing requirements, and the various passive fireproofing materials available for structural steel construction, including Spray-Applied Fire Resistive Materials, Intumescent Coatings, and Rigid Boards.

Presentation #2:  New Storm Shelting requirements.  Learning Objectives:

  1.      Become familiar with the ICC 500 requirements for storm sheltering construction.
  2.      Gain an understanding of both the wind speed and missile testing criteria necessary to comply with IBC 2015 and the ICC 500 requirements for tornado sheltering.
  3.      Gain an understanding of the masonry options available for tornado sheltering design and construction.
  4.      Become Familiar with the impact of the ICC 500 wind loads on building layout, design, and detailing 

      5:30pm – Presentation 1
      6:45pm – Dinner Break
      7:30pm – Presentation 2
      8:45pm – End of Meeting

      Please Register by 2 days before the meeting.
      Earlier reservations are appreciated.
      Credit card on-line only, cash or check at door.

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$15.00 SEAoO Member

$25.00 Non-Member

$0.00 Student (free)

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